European Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut Castanea sativa Bouche de Betizac

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Botanical Name:

Castanea sativa Bouche de Betizac








Bouche de Betizac

Common Name:

European Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut

This cultivar is not very susceptible to chestnut blight and chestnut gall wasp

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow 1-2 deep, mulch the seed bed, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.
In a Nutshell:
* Produces very large fruits. more...
* High production volume for commercial growing. more...
* Starts producing fruits after 5-7 years. more...
* his cultivar is not very susceptible to chestnut blight and chestnut gall wasp. more...
* As an early budding variety it is sensitive to spring frosts. more...
* In France grows up to altitudes of 400 meters more...
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